January 27, 2021

Opportunities

Work For AF! New Openings Available!

By: AF Editors

America’s Future (AF) empowers young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens who build freer communities that lead to fulfillment, dignity, and happiness for all, and we’re looking for creative, entrepreneurial and passionate people to join our dynamic team.

We’re working toward a time in America where young people collaborate to drive change in their communities – change that equips the individual to build a free and happy life.

We have an HQ in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country. Working for AF is fast-paced, fun, and rewarding. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package, plus an unlimited vacation policy.

Check out our current openings below!


Director of Marketing – Virtual Office

The Role: 

America’s Future seeks a director of marketing and communications that will help AF build a nationwide movement of young leaders dedicated to leaving this country better than they found it.  Put bluntly, we’re looking for someone to make AF look as good as possible, to as many people as possible through creating a compelling narrative that employs a robust social strategy and traditional marketing tactics to help America’s Future reach its ambitious goals for growth. 

Who is America’s Future? 

America’s Future (AF) empowers young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens that lead from where they are to make their communities more free and more prosperous. AF has an HQ in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country, and we embrace remote work. We also offer a competitive salary, flexible work schedules and benefits package plus an unlimited vacation policy. The director of marketing & communications will lead a lean team of both full and part-time staff. As an integral member of AF’s leadership team, they will report directly to the executive director. They will work with team members across all departments to support their marketing needs as well as to promote the organization as a whole. 

 Outcomes – What success in this role looks like:

Grow AF’s owned audience from roughly 20,000 to 100,000 by 2023

Increase engagement across key social channels by 50%

Assist the Community department in reaching a goal of 5000 members by 2024

Maximize interest in AF programs, events, and fellowships by working with the team to increase registrations and applications according to annual growth goals

Support on the ground audience growth efforts in chapters and regional hubs across the country 

Develop a robust content strategy that presents a compelling liberty-based lifestyle by boosting community engagement, and utilizing new platforms and products 

Cultivate a successful and growing team of communications talent 

Develop a cohesive and inspiring AF voice that inspires others to join  

Competencies:

Strategic planning America’s Future serves its audience through 10 local chapters, 4 regional hubs, and a growing virtual audience, effectively reaching this audience with opportunities and messaging will take robust systems, processes and strategy. 

Management & Coaching – America’s Future’s mission is to develop lifelong, effective advocates for freedom, that includes helping our team learn and grow in anticipation of their next professional steps. You’ll work closely with members of the marketing team, as well as other AF team members to help them develop the skills to spread the ideas of freedom more effectively. 

Persuasive Messaging – Sharing the ideas of liberty in an attractive and compelling way is the challenge of our time, the successful candidate will be able to craft language that inspires others to dive in and engage. 

Branding & Community engagement- Ensuring brand consistency across America’s Future as well as cultivating a brand that leads to a passionate and engaged online community will require a clear understanding of brand development. 

Platforms- knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and CRMs like Salesforce and Hubspot. 

Experience you bring to AF:
We believe the ideal candidate for this role will have 5+ years of professional experience in communications and/or marketing. However, if you believe you are a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply regardless of your experience level. 

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF:

Resume
Cover Letter outlining how your background will contribute to accomplishing the stated outcomes and salary requirements.
One page essay that outlines your opinion on the best way to sell the ideas of freedom. 

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/. Questions can be directed to Stephanie Keaveney, Network Engagement Manager of Talent Market, who is assisting with this search: [email protected]

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled. While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.


Director of Development – Virtual Office

The Role: America’s Future seeks a director of development  that will help AF grow to serve a nationwide movement of young leaders dedicated to leaving this country better than they found it.  We are looking for someone to accelerate the growth of AF’s budget in order to facilitate our operations across the country. The mission of this role is to provide best in class service to new and existing supporters of America’s Future, leading to an increase in operating budget across individual, corporate and foundation giving.  

You: Someone who loves spreading the ideas and values of liberty, engaging and leading others, planning events, brainstorming and sharing ideas, and networking. You have a strong commitment to the values of liberty and want to share those values with others, and bring others along with you in making your city a better place.

Us: America’s Future (AF) empowers young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens that lead from where they are to make their communities more free and more prosperous. We do this through efforts on the ground in 10 chapters and 4 regional hubs, as well as through virtual programming to a nationwide audience.  AF has an HQ in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country, and we embrace remote work. We offer a competitive salary, flexible work schedules, and benefits package plus an unlimited vacation policy. This role is a key member of the leadership team and the director of development will work closely with the executive director and a team of contractors to streamline development efforts, and meet revenue goals. 

Outcomes:

This is what success in this role looks like:

Develop the infrastructure to grow AF’s revenue from roughly $2 million to $5 million by 2026
Develop successful retention and growth plans for existing donors
Develop a robust donor acquisition pipeline that increases AF’s list of donors year on year
Create a library of compelling proposals, reports and fundraising materials 

Competencies and Requirements:

Philosophical alignment with AF’s mission and excitement for how you can help AF accomplish its ambitious growth goals
5+ years of fundraising experience
Willingness and ability to travel 1-2+ times a month (we will also welcome road warriors who want to travel more!)
A keen understanding of fundraising best practices and operations including but not limited to:

-Donor cultivation
-Moves management
-Digital and direct mail fundraising

-Experience with Salesforce, Hubspot and online payment platforms

Strategic thinking

Able to develop strategic development plans that cultivate existing donors and attract new ones
Able to offer insights and feedback on programmatic plans within the broader organization
Grant writing- able to draft compelling proposal and donor communications  

Attention to detail 

-Creates systems to ensure details and deadlines are never missed
-Coaches others to provide a similar level of service 

Hospitality-minded

-Eager to provide a five-star experience to AF’s various stakeholders 

Persuasive writing

-Can effectively write proposals, email communications and other types of promotional material in a compelling and professional manner.

Organization

-Able to develop systems and processes that allow the development department to work smart and to efficiently scale its efforts.
-Able to effectively manage a variety of projects at one time

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

-Résumé
-Cover letter outlining how your background will contribute to accomplishing the stated outcomes, your passion for AF’s mission, and your salary requirements. 

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: https://talentmarket.org/candidates/apply-for-your-dream-job. Questions can be directed to Claire Kittle Dixon, Executive Director of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected].
There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.


Chapter Leader – Detroit, MI and Raleigh, NC

Looking for a part time job where you’ll exercise your leadership skills, build a community of curious and concerned citizens, and advance liberty in your city? Become the next America’s Future Chapter Leader! We are currently accepting applications for the Chapter Leader roles in Detroit, MI and Raleigh, NC.

You: Someone who loves spreading the ideas and values of liberty, engaging and leading others, planning events, brainstorming and sharing ideas, and networking. You have a strong commitment to the values of liberty and want to share those values with others, and bring others along with you in making your city a better place.

Us: We empower young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens who build freer communities that lead to fulfillment, dignity, and happiness for all. We’re working toward a time in America where young people collaborate to drive change in their communities – change that equips the individual to build a free and happy life. We offer opportunities for networking, mentoring, leadership and community engagement through our national network and extensive array of programming!

Chapter Resources & Benefits:
– Access to and collaborate with a robust national network of like-minded friends, speakers, and opportunities.
– Regular coaching on event and grassroots skills from seasoned professionals.
– Connect with leaders in other cities for collaboration and program ideas.
– Invitations to exclusive events and trainings to build your skills and your network.
– Become a social and thought leader in your city and state.
– Get paid to inspire rising leaders and concerned citizens to take action in solving problems.
– Attend AF’s annual leadership retreat.
– Be instrumental in helping develop AF’s national programming.

Chapter Expectations:
– Organize and host a minimum of one fun, empowering event per month.
– Programs will be on policy, community, or professional development, but may not be partisan in nature.
– Outreach and recruitment will focus on 22-40yos. All are welcome to attend AFF events, but the target audience are young leaders and professionals in your community.
– Time commitment of approximately 15 hours/month. Some months may be more or less depending on the number of events and/or volunteers in your chapter.
– Recruit board members and volunteers to support the chapter and plan for sustained success
– Submit regular program information, budget reporting, and updates to the AF national team.

Apply here! Questions? Contact Rhachel Toombs at [email protected].